Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Co. has completed its joint acquisition with Coca-Cola Co. of the Italian mineral water company Traficante Group.

The Greek bottler said yesterday (5 July) that it received regulatory approval for the deal, which is valued at EUR35m (US$44.5m), on 21 June.

The agreement was originally announced in February.

Traficante has two production facilities in the Basilicata region of southern Italy, as well as two national mineral water brands, 'Lilia' and 'Lilia Kiss' - still and sparkling - and five brands of regional importance.